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Fun Fact: The film won ten Academy Awards, making it the musical with the most Academy Award wins ever.
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Fun Fact: Julie Andrews was always the first choice for the role of Maria, but other possible options had included Shirley Jones and Grace Kelly.
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Fun Fact: Shirley Temple was considered for the role of Dorothy, but producer Mervyn LeRoy was adamant on casting Judy Garland.
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